Demonstrators carry banners and flags during a protest against Tunisian President Kais Saied in Tunis, Tunisia. Reuters
Saied was on 19 per cent, leading imprisoned media magnate Nabil Karoui, who was on 14.9 per cent, and ahead of the candidate from the Islamist-inspired Ennahdha party Abdelfattah
Tunisia, the only democracy to emerge from the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings, and Lebanon, a quasi-democracy where a political revolt was launched in October 2019, now face economic protests driven by coronavirus restrictions.
It has been a turbulent week in Tunisia, politically speaking. President Kais Saied had assumed total control after suspending Prime Minister Hechim Mechichi on Sunday, dismissal of the defence and justice ministers on Monday,
The parliamentary race is expected to be fought closely by the moderate Islamist Ennahda party, the more secular Tahya Tounes party of Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, and the Nidaa Tounes party led by Hafedh Caid Essebsi, the president’s son.
The Geneva-based Office of the United Nations High Commissioner of Human Rights has concluded that the bullets that killed Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh of Al-Jazeera on May 11
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